Two USACE ‘Proving Grounds’ Implement EWN Principles and Practices.

Wednesday December 3, 2014

October 21-22, 2014 & December 1-3, 2014 USACE Galveston and Buffalo Districts have agreed to serve as EWN “proving grounds” for district-wide implementation of principles and practices. Ongoing efforts included an implementation workshop with each district conducted by the EWN Leadership Team. At each workshop, participants shared information about EWN and ongoing projects, and worked […]

Dr. Thomas Fredette Receives first EWN Leadership Award.

Tuesday December 2, 2014

December 2, 2014 The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Environmental Laboratory’s (EL) Dr. Thomas Fredette, Research Biologist, was recently presented the first Engineering With Nature (EWN) Leadership Award for his contributions to the EWN program for the last five years. Dr. Fredette was presented with the award by Dr. Todd Bridges, ERDC-EL […]

Dr. Kelly Burks-Copes EWN Action Project Highlighted in News Article on U.S. Army Website.

Tuesday November 4, 2014

November 4, 2014 To learn more about “Realizing a Triple Win in the Desert: Systems-level Engineering With Nature on the Rio Grande”, visit >>here. (external link)

EWN Team Receives 2014 USACE Sustainability Award (Green Innovation) and 2013 Chief of Engineers Environmental Award (Natural Resource Conservation).

Wednesday October 1, 2014

October 2014 The Engineering With Nature program has been recognized for its contributions by advancing EWN principles and practices within USACE. The team recognized at the USACE National Awards Ceremony and was recently presented both awards during an awards ceremony in October.

Dr. Pamela Bailey Publishes EWN Design Manual.

Monday September 1, 2014

2014 The book entitled, “A Design Manual: Engineering With Nature Using Native Plant Communities” (PDF) has been published. For more information about EWN using Native Plant Communities, click here. (internal link)

Dr. Todd Bridges Briefs LTG Thomas Bostick, USACE Commanding General.

Thursday August 28, 2014

August 28, 2014 Drs. Todd Bridges and Jarrell Smith brief LTG Thomas Bostick, USACE Commanding General, on 28 AUG 14. Dr. Bridges presented a poster titled “Engineering With Nature and Natural and Nature-Based Features: A Path to Sustainable Projects and Benefits” which described the USACE Engineering With Nature Program and broad topics including environmental sustainability, […]

Army Education Outreach Program (AEOP).

Tuesday June 17, 2014

June 17, 2014 In support of the Army Education Outreach Program (AEOP), Dr. Duncan Bryant and Jessica Coleman HQUSACE participated in the NJ&EE STEM Challenge workshop on 17 June 2014 at the National Conference Center, Leesburg, VA. The purpose and goal of the two and half hour workshop was to reinforce the real-world application of […]

USA Today, Special Edition, features USACE titled “Building Bridges”.

Monday June 2, 2014

2014 Engineering With Nature is part of the sustainability article discussed on page 44.

Corps Environment Newsletter.

Tuesday April 1, 2014

April 2014 EWN was featured in the Corps Environment newsletter (Volume 15, Issue 2). The article was titled “ERDC Environmental Research Supports USACE Civil Works, Military Missions”; and can be found on page 3. >>Read the article (external link)

The Military Engineer (TME).

Saturday February 1, 2014

January/February 2014 EWN was featured in The Military Engineer (TME) 2014 January/February publication (Volume 106, Issue 687). TME is published by the Society of Military Engineers. This article can be found on page 41. >>Read the article (external link)